The Assin Fosu Divisional Police Command has arrested a mechanic in Assin Atonsu, Assin Central municipality, for stabbing to death Samuel Ofori, a 25-year-old youth, after a football dispute.
According to sources, the dead, also known as Paa Akwasi, had an altercation with the suspect after he (death) was barred from participating in a football practice on Friday morning.
They were separated on the pitch amid the chaos, according to witnesses, but the battle continued in the afternoon about 1:30 pm, when the suspect, identified only as Charles, stabbed the victim in the chest, killing him.
He passed just as soon as he arrived at the hospital.
Meanwhile, the deceased’s body has been placed in the mortuary at St Francis Hospital for preservation and autopsy.